Hypertension is another name for high blood pressure. Blood pressure can be measured by a sphygmomanometer or a blood pressure monitor. Blood pressure is assumed as normal if it’s value reads as 120 over 80 millimeter mercury (mmHg) . This means the systolic pressure value over the diastolic pressure value. Blood pressure reading is assumed as high if it’s value reads above 130 over 80 millimeter mercury ( American heart association AHA, November 2017). Unmanaged hypertension can lead to cardiac arrest or stroke. So, it is important for us to have an adequate control of blood pressure by maintaining healthier diets, performing exercise or taking the right medications.
CAUSES OF HYPERTENSION :
Acute causes of high blood pressure can originate from stress, come on its own or as a result of an underlying disease (for example kidney disease). Chronic kidney disease can cause hypertension because the kidney cannot filter fluid. Hence there is a retention of excess fluid in the body system. Also a family history of hypertension, uncontrollable stress and low potassium in diet can cause hypertension
SYMPTOMS OF HYPERTENSION :
listed below are the major symptoms of hypertension in humans viz:
(1) fatique or confusion
(2) severe headache
(3) vision problems
(4) chest pain
(5) irregular heartbeat
(6) difficult breathing
(7) Blood in urine
(8) feeling of a pounding sensation in your chest
(11) sleeping problems
Sometimes some patients may not feel any of these symptoms of hypertension. While undetected it can cause severe damage to the cardiovascular system and internal organs like kidney. This is why it is called the “silent killer “. Hence it is imperative to check your blood pressure regularly.
RISK FACTORS OF HYPERTENSION
the risk factors of hypertension are excess salt, excess body weight (obesity), age, smoking and alcohol.
NATURAL TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION :
The natural treatment of hypertension involves the following
(1) lifestyle modification : this involves weight loss, increased salt intake, exercise and eating healthy diets.
(2) medications : this can be drugs or natural herbs. Natural herbs are mostly preferred because it has minimal side effects, it does not cause any addictions and it is simple to use. Natural herbs in addition to controlling the H. B. P also help to burn excess fat and bad cholesterol thereby preventing the complications and improving normal blood circulation. In addition most herbs if formulated by expert are like food because they are enrich with essential vitamins and elements necessary for holistic well-being of the body.
When these herbs are taken in the right formulation and doses, they can effectively control the blood pressure .
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